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Prosecutor, David spar over new position

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A majority of Clare County Commissioners wasted no time Wednesday to settle several lingering budget issues. Final approval may come Sept. 16 if the board approves the fiscal year…

County was buzzing with Labor Day weekend activities

County was buzzing with Labor Day weekend activities

By Steve Landon Correspondent Where or where did the summer of 2015 go, seems it just got started and now the time has come to say goodbye. Like it or…

Bigford ruled competent for murder trial

Bigford ruled competent for murder trial

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mary Lou Bigford of Lake, who has been charged with the April 18 murder of Lawrence Howard Jr., the father of Bigford’s three-year-old granddaughter, has been…

BOC approves 7% pay increases for administrators

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners took a major leap Wednesday by approving seven percent raises for administrators except three elected officials will receive even higher salary hikes next fiscal year.…

County, Gelios not happy with Michigan Works change

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioner Jim Gelios said he didn’t hide his opposition over the county getting lumped in with seven other counties in the state’s East Central…

Lipovsky raises $3500 for local hunger groups

Lipovsky raises $3500 for local hunger groups

Allison Lipovsky wrapped up Strikeout Hunger, she raised just over $3500.  The donations bought the Nov. Semi for Nutrition Network.   Just over $1500 was donated to Stone Soup, a local…

Skate Park opens at Stamina

Skate Park opens at Stamina

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “We want to let the kids know it’s here,” said Jan Winter. Clare’s new skate park equipment has been installed at Stamina Stadium’s Little League field…

Whitman’s grand opening set for Sept. 12

Whitman’s grand opening set for Sept. 12

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Whitman’s, also known as Whitman’s Sharpening, has moved to Farwell. The business, located at 391 South Webber Street (the old VFW building), features many services and…

Clare Antique Mall opens

Clare Antique Mall opens

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If you just love antiques, or you are a collector of beautiful vintage treasures, or you just love handmade items, this is the store for you.…

Deputy who resigned for DUI, hired by Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Natasha Seymour, a former deputy with the Clare County Sheriff’s Department who resigned after a DUI arrest, has been hired as a part-time patrol officer for…